RCSP AWARDS

The End of the Year Awards/Party is be combined with the Club Christmas Party

Date: TBD 2017


Awards to be Presented:
L.S. Slim Johnston Volunteer Award
Horsemanship Award
Lifetime Membership (every other year, next will be in 2017)
Letters of Appreciation
Enrollment into the Prince of Wales Club

L.S. Slim Johnston Volunteer Award
This award is named for the Randall County Sheriff 1953-1972, the honorary chairman of the board when the RCSP was created in 1960. This award can be presented to an individual or a family who volunteers year round to the RCSP.

Horsemanship Award
This award was originally sponsored by Dora Waldrop, a founding Randall County Sheriff's Posse member and inductee of the Cowgirl Hall of Fame.  It was dedicated to the memory of her late husband, Ed. This award is a horsemanship award based on achievement and participation.

1. The recipient must have been an active participant in at least three types of club activities during the year for which the award is presented. Those activities include play days, parades, trail rides, and mounted search and rescue.
2. The recipient must through competition in events or contests earn recognition which demonstrates above average skill and achievement.
3. The recipient must demonstrate, in addition to being a good horseman, good sportsmanship, good citizenship, and club loyalty. Horsemanship shall be defined as riding skill plus the humane care, treatment, and training of the horse.

Lifetime Membership (Award is given every other year, next will be in 2017)
Dyrle and Dorothy Maples (2011)
Dennis Lytle (2013)
John Lucas (2015)

Dues are no longer collected from a lifetime member or their family.

Enrollment into the Prince of Wales Club
To be earned:
Has been duly unseated and deposited on the ground by their mount, in the presence of qualified witnesses who have sworn to the authenticity of the proceedings; and that they have met the requirements of this organization by being thrown in the correct manner, i.e. Forward, over the neck of the mount; Backward, over the rump of the mount or on either side, with said mount in forward motion, running or walking, or in vertical motion accompanied by twisting and turning, more commonly known as bucking. It is also certified that the above named was completely surprised by thus qualifying for membership, and according to reliable witnesses did not fall from the mount deliberately for the express purpose of gaining admission to this exclusive organization.